Ricky Burdett speaks to BBC Radio 4 on the Great Fire

1 September 2016

Ricky Burdett, director of LSE Cities and the Urban Age Programme, spoke to BBC Radio 4 on London’s resilience after the Great Fire 350 years ago. In Cities from the Ashes, Burdett argues that the most attractive cities are messy and poorly planned, allowing for resilience and adaptability to unforeseen circumstances, including disasters.